On World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, we reflect on ICARDA’s efforts to safeguard its genetic resources - and promote sustainable development in the world’s dry areas.
The prestigious award is now looking for interested candidates to submit applications in the following five categories.
The Sixth International Date Palm Conference will be held on 19-21 March 2018 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
ICARDA-NARS strategy consultation meeting was held in Rabat, Morocco on 3 May 2017.
The Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security provides funding to support project’s further development.
Average yields for new varieties range between 3.3 and 5.5 t/ha, approximately 300% higher than the national average yield of 1.1 t/ha.
More than 70 participants from 23 countries attended the four-day-workshop to learn about recent achievements in wheat breeding in Russia.
“Connecting People to Nature” is the theme for 2017’s World Environment Day. On this day, ICARDA, as a global organization working in over 50 countries across the world’s dry areas, joins the call to get into nature and appreciate its beauty and importance.
Cotton is a major contributor to Pakistan’s economy, but yields are often threatened by the virus, which can cause losses of up to 20-40 percent.
In celebrating World Milk Day on 1 June, a practical course on enhancing traditional dairy processing and milk quality was organized in rural Jordan.
Practical and cost-effective technology introduced in Tunisia to enhance rural livelihoods and reduce workloads of women producers.